The Kalashnikov Concern will supply the Russian Defense Ministry with six cutters BK-16 and nine cutters BK-10

As reported on August 23, 2017, the agencyRBC, the Kalashnikov concern concluded in 2017 a contract with the Russian Ministry of Defense for the supply of 15 boats. This was announced to RBC by the general director of the Rybinsk Shipyard Sergey Antonov at the exhibition “Army 2017”. The contract value is “about 800 million rubles,” he added. “We supply six BK-16 units and nine BK-10 boats. The contract is for two years: a part is supplied this year, and a part is next, ”explained the general director of the Rybinsk shipyard (the“ daughter ”of Kalashnikov).
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The boat BK-16 built by Rybinsk Shipyard JSC (part of the Kalashnikov Concern) at the exposition of the International Military-Technical Forum Army-2017 (c) Vladislav Shatilo / RBC
In addition, it is planned to sign a contract for the supply of boats with Rosgvardii. "While there is an agreement on the supply of two boats, but everything will be clear by the end of the year," said Antonov. Go
The BK-16 is a high-speed troop carrier designed to operate in the coastal zone - transporting personnel, landing troops on an unequipped coast, and also to combat piracy and terrorism, told RBC in the Kalashnikov press service. The package includes a car trailer.
The boat can be transformed into a command, medical, diving, fire or sapper. He is armed with four 7.62 mm machine guns, and one 12.7 mm machine gun or 40 mm grenade launcher, as well as up to four sea mines. Onboard there can be 21 people, the maximum travel speed is 42 knots. The cruising range at a speed of 32 knots is 400 nautical miles (more than 700 km).
The speed assault boat BK-10 has the same purpose as the BK-16, but it is much smaller. She is armed with two 7.62 mm machine guns and a 40 mm grenade launcher. On board can be up to 12 people. Maximum speed - 40 knots, cruising range - 400 miles.
Both boats are presented at the “Army-2017” exhibition, which takes place in the Moscow Patriot park from 22 to 27 August.

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